TODAY   |  July 18, 2013

Vanessa Williams gives Willie a pop (song) quiz

Guest anchor Vanessa Williams and Willie Geist give one of the games from “Hollywood Game Night” a try: Vanessa scat-sings pop songs for Willie to guess.

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>>> we are big fans of nbc's new thursday night game show " hollywood game night ." if you haven't caught it yet, jane lynch hosts a party in hollywood at a home where everybody plays games with celebrities. check out this clip from tonight's episode in which actor rob riggle plays a game called how do you do?

>> saturday night fever ?

>> i nailed it, by the way.

>> yeah, he did.

>> we're going to try this same game. vanessa, you're going to sing to willie. willie, we're going to see how many songs you can get in 30 seconds. start the clock.

>> satisfaction. good.

>> single ladies. very good. nice with the ring. that helped.

>> respect.

>> yes.

>> american pie . she's good. she's really good.

>> we are the champions.

>> yes.

>> wow, you are soed go egood.

>> he got that right.

>> that's 30 seconds.

>> 5 for 5, very good. and a reminder that, of course, hollywood game night airs on thursday nights 10:00 /9:00 central right here on nbc.

>> and you're on the show.

>> i am on the show. i don't know if i'm on this episode tonight, but i did tape it. my teammates were josh gadd and jason bateman .

>> cool. you were on last week. you may not know that.

>> jason alexander , wrong jason.

>> you may not know that, but you were on last week. a child did a painting, and you had to guess who the celebrity was, and one of the kids did a painting of al roker , and martin short got it on the first guess. there you go.

>> check that out.

>> vanessa will be back with us tomorrow. we're glad for that. coming up next, kathie lee and ho . . . . . . . test test test